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Scottish railway history in pictures. by Thomas, John

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbott [Devon] .
Written in English



  • Scotland


  • Railroads -- Scotland -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

SeriesDavid & Charles picture history series
LC ClassificationsTF61 .T5
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5590507M
LC Control Number67112899

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomas, John, Scottish railway history in pictures. Newton Abbott [Devon] David & Charles []. The Caledonian Railway (CR) was a major Scottish railway company. It was formed in the early 19th century with the objective of forming a link between English railways and progressively extended its network and reached Edinburgh and Aberdeen, with a dense network of branch lines in the area surrounding was absorbed into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in Headquarters: Glasgow. Each book covers one of the former Big Four, the Southern Railway, London Midland & Scottish Railway, Great Western Railway and London & North Eastern Railway, including some pictures of the Scottish lines of the LMS and books are not intended to convey a complete history of the railways but to illustrate how things were, to a certain. The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands comprises five independent volumes, of which this is one. Originally conceived and published by the genius of publishers David & Charles, the series is now cherished and maintained in Scotland by House of Lochar, Isle of Colonsay.

Scotland’s Railway is an integral part of Scotland’s social and economic infrastructure supporting our communities, business and environment. Scotland's Railway covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland, accounting for almost 20 . Thomas, John The West Highland Railway: The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands Vol.1, David St John Thomas/D&C, Third revised edition , pp plus pp38 of illustrations. Additional material by Alan J. S. Paterson. Railway History Series. Pb. VG. A classic history of the line to Fort William and Mallaig. £ The Highland Railway is one of Britain's most famous railways, whose route covers miles of spectacular Scottish scenery and which operates in the face of severe conditions. This history of the line, the late ce's classic of railway literature, has again been updated, by t.   He describes his latest book as a “complete introduction” to the history of Scottish railways and aims to answer the “how’s and whys” of the railway’s birth with an emphasis on what.

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